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Category Archive: activities

Endangered Ark Elephant Sanctuary, Hugo, OK

The Endangered Ark Foundation in Hugo, OK is such an incredible place; a circus elephant sanctuary where these animals can live and roam their 200 forested acres in Southeast Oklahoma, just 10 miles… Continue reading

10 Reasons to visit Wall Drug Store, Wall, SD

As you’re headed out Interstate 90 East from Rapid City, you’ll see a sign almost every other mile telling you of something you just can’t miss at Wall Drug Store, just ahead!  And… Continue reading

Bear Country USA, Rapid City, SD

When my son announced that he wanted to go to Mount Rushmore for our Summer Vacation, I was so excited because for years I’ve seen people posting their pictures of Bear Country U.S.A.,… Continue reading

12 Reasons to visit Buena Vista, CO

If you’re looking for an incredible Colorado getaway, you have to visit Buena Vista!  We were only there for a few days, but already planning a trip back to explore all there is… Continue reading

Lake Texoma Family Fun Things To Do

Lake Texoma on the Texas-Oklahoma Borders is a beautiful lake with so many terrific things to do!  It’s clear, cool waters are the complete oppose of the red clay waters of the Red… Continue reading

8 Tips for Light Up Arlington, July 3rd, 2018

Celebrate the Independence Day at Light Up Arlington on July 3rd!  Here’s 8 Terrific Tips for having a wonderful time at this fun and FREE event! 1. Parking There are two thoughts to… Continue reading

The Mountain at First Monday Trade Days, Canton

First Monday Trade Days in Canton is a huge flea market, with tons of items from new to gently used to so-old-it’s-new-again items!  Open once a month, the weekend preceding the First Monday,… Continue reading

Why Glen Rose is considered the Dinosaur Capital of Texas

We spent a fun 3 days in Glen Rose, uncovering the reason why it’s called the Dinosaur Capital of Texas!  From hiking trails, swimming holes and the Courthouse Square, you’ll find yourself surrounded… Continue reading

Clark Botanical Gardens, Weatherford

Clark Botanic Gardens in Weatherford is a well-known wedding destination in North Texas, but the gardens extend through past ponds, a historic tree trail, unique “themed” gardens and much more!  It’s been a… Continue reading

10 Tips to a Wonderful Night at the Drive-in Movie Theater!

Summer and Drive In Movies go hand-in-hand, and it’s great to see them making such a big comeback!  If you haven’t been to a drive in movie, now’s your time to go! 1.… Continue reading

A Deep Ellum Guide for Families, Dallas

East of Downtown Dallas is the historic neighborhood of Deep Ellum, which is renown for its bars and live music venues which draw crowds at night on weekends, but it also has a… Continue reading

The Ultimate Road Trip Guide to Destin, Florida

Planning a road trip to Destin?  Here’s my ultimate road trip offering 3 different routes from Texas, with plenty of stops along the way!     My friend Leslie asked for a few… Continue reading

10 Amazing Summer Day Trips from Fort Worth, 2018

If you’re in search of the perfect summer list of Day Trips from Fort Worth and North Texas, this is for you.  If you’re having too much fun, I’ve even included places to… Continue reading

Altitude H2O, Lake Grapevine

Altitude H2O on Lake Grapevine, a terrific inflatable obstacle course waterpark opened this weekend, and we were there to check it out!  We had a blast! After getting our wristbands, we were fitted… Continue reading

10 Outdoor Movies in DFW for 2018 Summer Fun

Texas may be hot during the day, but summer nights are cool when you’re enjoying a movie under the stars!  In DFW, we have several venues to keep us busy all summer long!… Continue reading